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SHO ‘assaults’ ICU doctor

Police refuses filing FIR, doctors mulling legal recourse, strike SRINAGAR: A resident doctor at Sri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital was assaulted by a junior police...

Doctor associations condemn thrashing of doctor

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the thrashing of a doctor of SMHS hospital, Dr. Ovais Wani, allegedly...

Red Cross, DSEK observe Blood Donor Day

State Red Cross today celebrated World Blood Donor day today in collaboration with School Education Department. The function was attended by Muhammad Shafi Rather General...

Need to raise awareness on blood donation: Governor

Governor N.N. Vohra has observed, in a message, that World Blood Donor Day is celebrated worldwide on 14th June every year for raising public...

Donated blood in Kashmir not safe: DAK

On World Blood Donor Day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that donated blood in Kashmir is not safe for transfusion. With outmoded screening tests...

In a first, GMC Srinagar introduces Open Book examination

Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on Friday started a new pattern of medical examinations by introducing Open Book System in its pre-final MBBS tests. Students...

Principal SKIMS Medical College resigns in protest

Principal SKIMS Medical College Srinagar, Dr Reyaz Ahmed Untoo resigned from the position on Friday in protest after government issued advertisement for the post...

Year after announcement, work yet to start on AIIMS Awantipora

A year after Government of India gave formal nod to setting up of AIIMS-like health institute in Kashmir, the authorities concerned are yet to...

SHOPIAN: A district without a district hospital

Ten years ago Shopian was accorded the status of a district. Several administrative institutions were automatically upgraded to match the transition to the higher...

Lady doctors who conducted autopsy of a murdered woman untraceable to police

SRINAGAR: A trial court on Tuesday issued directions to health directorate to furnish details of the present posting of three lady doctors who have...

7 years on, multi-crore Bandipora hospital project in limbo

The multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo here is awaiting completion for past seven years even as the local population is facing immense problems in...

GMC, LD Hospital committees to investigate ‘negligence’ that led to death of unborn child

SRINAGAR: A committee of inquiry has been ordered by the administration of the Lalla Ded (LD) Hospital after a family from Amda Kadal, Lal...

DAK urges doctors to use real symbol of medicine

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that most of the doctors do not know the real symbol of medicine. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan...

GMC orders inquiry into IUD at LD Hospital

The Government Medical College has ordered an investigation into the causes of Intra Uterus Death (IUD) of the fetus of a patient due to...

Woman dies due to delay in shifting to DH Poonch: Family

A protest was today held here after a woman died allegedly due to delay in her shifting from SDH Mandi to District Hospital Poonch. The...

17 specialist posted in rural hospitals

In a move aimed to address shortage of specialists in rural health institutes, the authorities on Wednesday issued posting orders of 17 specialist doctors...

Blood donation camp at KU South campus

Humanity Welfare Organization Helpline, an NGO from Bijbehara in collaboration with South Campus University of Kashmir (Anantnag) organized a Blood Donation camp at Distance...

Mandi hospital faces shortage of medicos

Inhabitants of Poonch Mandi tehsil today complained that sub district hospital Mandi was facing shortage of doctors. They said eight posts of doctors are vacant...

Migration of border residents, a major cause of Cardiovascular Diseases: Dr. Sushil

A renowned Cardiologist Dr. Sushil today said that   recent skirmishes on border followed by mass migration as a major incident for the prevalence...

8 month old baby dies in hospital for want of ventilator

Jammu: Eight month old child Advait Sharma R/o Kalakote, Rajouri died in Jammu’s SMGS hospital due to non availability of ventilator. The Father of the...

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